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Akshay Kumar inaugurates 4th Great Indian Football Action

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New Delhi, Sep 16:  The fourth season of SARE Homes Hindustan Times Great Indian Football Action (HT GIFA), India’s biggest neighbourhood football tournament for kids, started on Saturday in the presence of Bollywood star Akshay Kumar at the Thyagaraj Stadium.

The event was attended by the over 5000 players from participating teams along with their family and friends.

Great Indian Football Action (GIFA), the annual inter-locality football tournament, was first organised in 2014.

Following the format of the previous three editions, HT GIFA 2017 is divided into several phases, including the registration of teams in two categories — Junior (classes 5th-8th) and Senior (classes 9th-12th).

Prior to the opening ceremony, the tournament has already witnessed 316 pre-qualifier matches.

The voting leg of GIFA, which gave losing teams from pre-qualifiers a chance to get entry back in the main tournament via wild card votes garnered a massive 1.96 lakh votes.

“It is indeed a pleasure to see the growing popularity of football as a sport in India. HT GIFA is a great platform for the sports enthusiasts and provides an opportunity to connect with people,” Akshay said.

“I am overwhelmed to see the parents supporting their children to pursue sports as a profession and for a healthy lifestyle.” (IANS)

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Manoj Bajpayee is an amazing actor and a team player on set: Sidharth Malhotra

Sidharth Malhotra on Thursday treated his fans to a question and answer session over Twitter.

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Actor Sidharth Malhotra. Wikimedia Commons

November 7, 2017: Actor Sidharth Malhotra, who will be seen sharing screen space with Manoj Bajpayee in “Aiyaary”, says the National Award winning actor is amazing and a team player.

Sidharth Malhotra on Thursday treated his fans to a question and answer session over Twitter.

A user asked the “Student Of The Year” actor about his experience working with Manoj in “Aiyaary”.

Sidharth replied: “He’s an amazing actor and a team player on set.”

“Aiyaary”, set in Delhi, London and Kashmir, revolves around two strong-minded Army officers having completely different views, yet right in their own ways. It is a real-life story based on the relationship between a mentor and a protege.

Presented by Plan C and Jayantilal Gada (Pen), the project is produced by Shital Bhatia, Dhaval Jayantilal Gada, Motion Picture Capital.

When asked about the development of the film, Sidharth replied: “Awesome. Excited to show it in a few months.”

Sidharth, 32, also described his “Brothers” co-star Akshay Kumar as his “brother from another mother.”(IANS)

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2.0 poster: Akshay Kumar’s beastly look will give you goosebumps

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2.0 poster: Akshay Kumar's beastly look will give you goosebumps

Mumbai, Nov 1: Scary, evil and ghoulish are some words that can describe actor Akshay Kumar’s look in the new poster of megastar Rajinikanth-starrer “2.0”.

A new poster of Akshay from the upcoming 3D sci-fi entertainer was unveiled on Wednesday. The National-Award winner is seen sporting spikey teeth, golden-yellow eyes, white hair and long eyelashes and brows.

Akshay will be essaying the prime antagonist in the film as an eccentric scientist named Richard, while Rajinikanth returns as scientist Vaseegaran. “2.0” also has Amy Jackson in a supporting role.

A sequel to the 2010 Tamil blockbuster “Enthiran”, the film “2.0” has been made on a lavish budget.

The film is directed by S. Shankar and the music is by Oscar-winning composer A.R. Rahman.

“2.0” is slated for release in early 2018.(IANS)

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Comedian Mallika Dua rants against Akshay Kumar for Commenting on her In the Show

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Comedian Mallika Dua. Instagram
  • On 25 October Mallika Dua and her father Vinod Dua posted comments on social media against Akshay Kumar.
  • Vinod Dua accused Akshay of passing foul comments on Mallika during the show.

Mallika Dua makes her Twitter account private and Vinod Dua deletes his posts. Are they feeling guilty for their actions?

On 25 October Mallika Dua’s father Vinod Dua slammed on Akshay Kumar for making a foul remark on his daughter.

“I am going to screw this cretin Akshay Kumar for telling his co-worker Mallika Dua that ‘Aap bell bajao, main aap ko bajata hun’ (You ring the bell, I will bang you)… This is his sense of humor and language… Star Plus… Wake up,” Vinod wrote on Facebook.

The reason behind is rumored to be that a few days back judges of the stand-up comedy show ‘The Great Indian Laughter Challenge’, Malika Dua, Zakhir Khan and Hussain Dalal were shown the exit doors because of the low TRP of the show. They were later replaced by Bollywood celebrities Shreyas Talpade and Sajid Khan. Due to which Mallika seems upset and has made such controversial comments on Bollywood actor Akshay Kumar.

According to the sources, the part of the show in which Akshay made a comment of Mallika was not aired by the channel.Akshay’s fans supported him throughout and raised a question on Mallika Dua’s videos in which she herself has made many vulgar statements on Men and sexuality.

In a result, Mallika has made her Twitter account private after Akshay’s fans started supporting him. Also, Vinod Dua deleted his post from the social media site. The reason is unknown behind their actions but its clear that the fight they called against Akshay was no point.

Mallika Dua makes her Twitter account private
Mallika Dua makes her Twitter account private.Twitter